Monday, October 9, 2006
Rick Lenny, Chairman, President and CEO, The Hershey Company
“A ‘Sweet’ Opportunity”
About Rick Lenny
Rick Lenny, president, chairman and CEO of the Hershey Company, visited UC Davis last fall to discuss his experiences at the confectionery and snack products giant and share insights into management that he has gained over a stellar 30-year career in the packaged goods industry.
Thursday, January 11, 2007
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Shona Brown, Senior Vice President, Business Operations, Google, Inc.
“Shona Brown’s Balancing Act: Managing Chaos @ Google”
Google would issue its Dutch auction-style initial public offering within a year, yet the Silicon Valley start-up’s sizzling growth had sent it careening dangerously close to the brink of chaos.
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Richard Davis, CEO, U.S. Bancorp
“Richard Davis Visits Davis, Tallies Challenges“
About Richard Davis
Richard Davis likes to keep the pot boiling at U.S. Bancorp, the nation’s sixth largest financial holding company
“Hot water at 211 degrees is inert; at 212, it’s making something happen,” said the president and CEO of the Minneapolis-based financial giant.